For the first time, the finals of the World Karate Championship will be held with the participation of an Uzbek athlete
Tashkent, Uzbekistan (UzDaily.com) - The next WKF World Karate Championship among adults is taking place in Dubai these days. About 1000 athletes from 104 countries of the world go to the tatami to prove their superiority. The honor of Uzbekistan at the world championship is defended by 15 karate fighters. Domestic martial artists were preparing for this important start under the leadership of Uktam Bekpulatov.
Today our compatriot Dostonbek Otabolaev reached the final in the weight category up to 75 kg among men. The Uzbek athlete defeated American Thomas Scott with a score of 1:0 in the semifinals and won a ticket to the decisive part of the tournament. Dostonbek will now fight for the gold medal with the representative of Egypt in the final meeting, which will take place on 20 November.